|Rag Radio 2012-09-28 - Composer, Conductor, Jazz Musician, Writer & Scholar David Amram - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
David Amram -- who was a major figure in the early Beat movement -- has composed more than 100 orchestral and chamber music works; written many scores for Broadway theater and film, including the classic scores for the films Splendor in The Grass and The Manchurian Candidate; two operas, including the groundbreaking Holocaust opera, The Final Ingredient; and the score for the landmark 1959 documentary Pull My Daisy, narrated by novelist Jack Kerouac...
Keywords: Rag Radio; David Amram; Jazz Musicians; Beat Movement; Jack Kerouac; Woody Guthrie
|Building Bridges National: Lincoln Cantata - Earl Robinson's Lonesome Train - Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg|
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report National Edition Produced by Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg 28 minutes ****************************** Earl Robinsonâs Cantata, Lonesome Train, as part of Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial The Riverside Church in NYC presented the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, The NYC Labor Chorus and The Riverside Inspirational Choir in Earl Robinsonâs cantata, The Lonesome Train in honor of the 200th birthday of the great emancipator Abraham Lincoln...
Keywords: Lincoln; Earl Robinson; Lorca Peress Ruby Dee; Michael Mark; David Amram; Eric Weissberg; Aaron Copland School of Music; NYC Labor Chorus; Riverside Inspirational Choir; Pete Seeger
|No Banker Left Behind - Ry Cooder|
Ry Cooder Takes On the BanksYou can bail out the banks, or you can sing out about them. OWS theme songs are important! Here's the idea behind my nomination. Listen to the unmistakable musical voice of Ry Cooder. Bankers can't be choosers. The legendary performer-composer behind the politically astute Buena Vista Social Club spoke to Nicola Standbridge of the BBC about his new album. "No Banker Left Behind" is the opening track to Ry Cooder's 2011 album, "Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down," availabl...
Keywords: Occupy Wall Street; OWS; theme songs; Ry Cooder; No Banker Left Behind; workers struggles and union songs; Florence Reece; Pete Seeger; Which Side Are You On?; Tao Rodríguez-Seeger; Arlo Guthrie; Guy Davis; Tom Paxton; Tom Chapin; David Amram; We Shall Overcome; This Little Light; Entropy On Tap; Proud To Be A Sucker For The Rich Man; Bail Out America project; Doo Occupy trainings; Monte Barry